Tuesday, 20 March 2012

FILM REVIEW: Sleeping Beauty

Excerpt: "Equally thrilling and visually disturbing, Sleeping Beauty taps into our synapses and penetrates our darkest nightmares and fears of control with unnerving consequences. It does this through its long lingering wide shots and crisp, pure placement of props. Everything seems just that bit too clean and symmetrical. Indeed we have learned from most science fiction films that danger lurks beneath the shadows of perfection and mystery beneath honesty. You must never trust a perfectly placed scene..."

Read the full review at Carnival Askew.

Monday, 19 March 2012

FILM REVIEW: Un Heureux Evenement (A Happy Event)

Excerpt: "A Happy Event plays into the emotional, sexual and physical torment that Barbara faces during pregnancy and the consequences of this turmoil on her relationships. It tells the story of the sometimes conflicting ways in which parenting can come to define the personality."

Read the full review at Carnival Askew.